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A friend told me that my husband was having an affair. I didn’t want to know

Is it worth throwing 15 years away for a momentary lapse in concentration?<p>I have a dilemma. A friend is having an affair. Her (wonderful) husband is blissfully unaware.<p>I asked her once, my friend with the roving eye, in the way we ask girlfriends these questions after too much wine, “If your …

Relationships

If You Want Customers to Be Passionate About Your Brand, Follow These 10 Commandments

You must connect with customers on an emotional level to become a 'passion brand.'<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Every brand desires to be loved by consumers, because they know that brand love translates to growth and increased revenue. But excitement and enthusiasm …

Profit

Metropolis: Bauhaus-inspired urban photography – in pictures

In his series Metropolis, photographer Alan Schaller interprets the disconnection between people in the digital age. The series examines the way in which we are dwarfed by the world around us, and how that feels. Schaller was born in London, where Metropolis also began. The majority of the …

Photography

A simple but ruthless exercise reveals who your star employees are — and who should be fired

Being a manager requires practicality bordering on ruthlessness — at least according to Patty McCord.<p>McCord was the chief talent officer at Netflix, from 1998 to 2012. She and Netflix CEO Reed Hastings created the company's culture deck, which has been viewed millions of times. Now she runs her own …

Employment

2017's movie posters if they told the truth

How would honest copywriters have pitched the big films of the year to audiences?

Film Posters

8 things you probably do without realizing they're toxic to your mental health

People often confuse high achieving behavior with perfectionistic behavior. High achievers are dedicated, determined individuals who have a strong desire to accomplish something that's important to them. Their achievements are not about what others will think of them or a fear of failure, it's to …

Self-improvement

It's a Horrible Idea to Accept Clients Who Do These 6 Things | Inc.com

I've been there--accepted clients I have a bad feeling about. Let me tell you, it's just not a good idea. Even when money is tight, signing a client who isn't right for you and your business can have devastating results. I've worked with entrepreneurs who have come close to losing their business …

Self-help

Feeling Off? Here Are 7 Key Indicators Your Life Is Out Of Balance | Inc.com

Chances are, your life is probably out of balance.<p>Entrepreneurs especially struggle with routine. It's the nature of the lifestyle, in the sense that it encourages you to say "Yes" to anything and everything--assuming you'll figure out how to make it happen after the fact. The challenge with this …

Entrepreneurship

26 Books to Help You Succeed in Business and Life | Inc.com

Highly successful people typically work hard, practice the right habits every day and strive for self-improvement, with the latter often coming in the form of a book. If reading is something you're willing to do to sharpen yourself, take some suggestions from more than two dozen executives who have …

Self-improvement

12 Small Adjustments That Make the Difference Between Success and Failure in Every Aspect of Your Life

It's a lot of little things, done steadily, that separate the the smart, hard working people who succeed from those who don't.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>"The road to success and the road to failure are almost exactly the same."</i> - Colin R. Davis<p>Most ultra-successful …

Motivation

Mark Cuban Says This One Book Changed His Outlook on Money

It's nearly 30 years old.<p>Before <i>Shark Tank</i>, before the Dallas Mavericks, before HDNet, Mark Cuban was a humble twenty-something trying to figure out …

Mark Cuban

How to Go From Successful to Very Successful (and Why Most People Can't Do It) | Inc.com

Many people want success more than anything else. And they'll sacrifice everything to have it -- which is often the cost of admission.<p>But there's a problem. Sustaining success, and going <i>beyond</i> success is nearly impossible for most people. Hence Greg McKeown, author of <i>Essentialism</i><i>,</i> questions, "Why …

Motivation

'Do you want to see the car?': The story of the day that Tesla stunned the world

<i>Grove Atlantic In early 2016, Ford was intensely preparing to stage a history-repeating assault on the 24 Hours of Le Mans in France.</i><p><i>With two teams and four new Ford GT race cars competing in both North America and Europe, the goal was to grab a win at the grueling endurance competition and remind</i> …

Tesla

This is What One Photography Veteran Thinks Makes a Great Image

Photographer Jesse James Allen has created a touching tribute to his photography mentor, Charles Howse. In the 6-minute video above, Howse shares an …

Shutter Speed

What Jeff Bezos, Elon Musk, and 23 other highly successful people were doing at age 25

Everyone's measure of and path to success is different.<p>For some, it's mostly linear. Others encounter more twists, turns, and bumps along the way.<p>Before becoming the leader of the free world, Donald Trump, was born into a real-estate development family and inherited his father's business at 25.<p>Kat …

Ralph Lauren
Owe

This Photographer Took Big Risks to Pursue His Dreams (Sponsored)

When Andrew Kearns first started taking pictures, people told him it was almost impossible to make a living as a photographer. They thought he needed …

Squarespace

Please Stop Turning to Apple for Design Inspiration | Inc.com

Have you noticed that Instagram has been looking more and more like Snapchat lately? When companies compete, they tend to borrow from each other. It's one big, paranoid loop.<p>In software, people often turn to Apple for design inspiration. It makes sense--the company is wildly successful, it defines …

Living Rooms

How to Develop the Portrait Photographer's Mindset

There comes a time in any person's life when they feel they've learned <i>enough</i>. Whether someone is a doctor, a football player, or a person with many …

Self-improvement

Led Zeppelin vs. Marvin Gaye - Ain't no stairway high enough to hip-hop heaven(Fissunix & Gramatik)

Rap & Hip-Hop

This award-winning photographer’s camera kit is enormous

The work of prolific American photographer Bill Frakes covers a multitude of genres and appears in publications around the world.<p>Last week the …

Space

8 Surprising Money Habits of Wealthy People

There’s nothing quite like tax season to remind you of the importance of getting your finances in order. Whether you’re still negotiating your salary for your dream job or are well on your way to successfully saving for retirement, adopting habits from successful #girlbosses can help you reach your …

Personal Finance

An Empowering Way to Respond to Hurtful People

<i>When pain cuts deep and resolution is nowhere near, ask yourself this question to bring healing and hope.</i><p>I can vividly remember certain times in my …

Africa's avant-garde architecture: A symbol of independence

<b>(CNN) —</b> Rural landscapes glimpsed in photographs of Africa can often be deceiving. Most Africans live in cities, and an additional 187 million will do so over the next decade making it the world's fastest urbanizing region.<p>A new exhibition, Architecture of Independence: African Modernism, takes a …

Africa

Inside The Brooklyn Studio That Designs For Facebook, Google, And Apple

Launched in 2013, Work & Co is a digital design firm that does top secret work for Facebook, Google, and Apple. But its public projects, like recent redesigns for Virgin America and Met Opera, give a taste of its talents.<p>We visited Work & Co’s ever-expanding office in Dumbo, Brooklyn, to learn …

Digital Design

The Surprising Secret to a Successful Marriage: Do This 1 Thing | Inc.com

Do you want a long-lasting, successful marriage, one that keeps you fulfilled for years after the wedding guests have gone home and the first blush of romance has worn off? Here's one great way to achieve that: You and your spouse should work together toward a mutual goal or goals that both of you …

Self-improvement

Nothing says love like a tiny child with a big dog

Russian photographer captures dozens of joyful moments.<p>There's something heart-melting about a huge dog snuggling and romping with a tiny child. The …

Pets

When We Started Turning Away Clients Our Business Really Took Off

One of the best business-development decisions we ever made was to <i>start turning down business.</i><p>When we began Worstofall Design, we were a “me too” company; an agency who attempted to emulate other, larger agencies we admired. We said <i>yes</i> to anyone willing to pay because, in all honesty, we needed the …

Entrepreneurship

20 Things that Will Matter a Lot Less to You in 20 Years

Too often we let the little frustrations of each day blind us to the beauty in front of us. We get caught up in our own heads, and literally don’t …

Social Media

You need this 1000-track playlist of songs that inspired Daft Punk

<b>It’s one tiny speck of goodness in a failing universe.</b><p>Earlier this week we celebrated the 20th anniversary of <i>Homework</i> with <b>the greatest Daft</b> …